This beach is located on the area of Ungasan village on west coast, below the wall of cliff drop, and reachable through the road to Uluwatu temple. The name Pandawa is taken after the carving chiselled by local artists on the wall of the cliff some Mahabharata figures such as Kunti, Dharma Vamsa, Beem, Arjun, Nakul, and Sahadev. Compared to Jimbaran beach it is much more smaller in size, yet looks still original with the same high temperature during the day. The beach is popular among local travellers, where tour operator looking for more original spot of beach, as Kuta and Jimbaran or Nusa Dua have been well known by the world.
Some spots on the west coast of Bali southernmost foot are explored new visit of tour such as Dream land beach, Pandawa beach, Kandara beach, and Padang-padang beach. All these spots are located on the west coast facing Indian ocean with the characteristic of narrow beach behind the steep drop cliff, white subtle sand and turquoise sea water color. From the beginning it is known by travellers the sea along this beaches are popular for surfing with its strong and high waves.
The people of Ungasan village grow seaweed on the beach as one of their source of life beside they were mostly fishermen in the past. With the development of tourism also reaching their land, most of them changed their profession to work in the area of tourism services. Various tourism services can be found in this area from various accommodatin, restaurant, sport especially surfing, souvenir shops, transport, paraglaiding, and others.
For local travellers this beach has been known long time ago, after FTV producing film using this beach as background, and every one watched this film has been attracted to visit the beach and see him/herself the beauty as shown by the background of the film. Almost all beaches on the southern west coast can not directly accessed by car, one has to walk at some distance step down to reach the beach. This small difficulty is not a problem for every visitors.
- Amed Beach
- Candisasa Beach
- Dreamland Beach
- Geger Beach
- Jimbaran Beach
- Kandara Beach
- Kuta Beach
- Lovina Beach
- Merta Sari Beach
- Nusa Dua Beach
- Padang-padang Beach
- Pandawa Beach
- Sanih Beach
- Tulamben Beach
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description